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Nerodia erythrogaster (Forster, 1771) - Plain-bellied Watersnake


Collection Summary

Nerodia erythrogaster (Plain-bellied Watersnake) has a total of 346 valid, non-duplicated collections representing 42 counties and 142 localities. There are a total of 71 collectors and 129 collection dates for the species. This results in a total of 136 expeditions for the species, a measure of unique date / collector(s) combinations. The earliest collection year for the species in Missouri is 1898 and its most recent collection year is 2019. The earliest and latest collection dates (independent of earliest and most recent collection years) are March 2 and November 3, respectively. If you have a new record to report, read the New Records section of the FAQ.

Collection Summary by County

Collection summary for Nerodia erythrogaster (Plain-bellied Watersnake) by county. Some values are unavailable since some records are represented solely by historical literature reports, which sometimes lack complete collecting data. Click on a county name to view more information about that county. Click on column headings to sort by that column.
County Localities Collections Collectors Dates Expeditions Earliest Year Latest Year
Barton 4 4 2 3 3 1935 2018
Bates 4 4 2 3 3 1988 2008
Bollinger 7 10 11 10 10 1931 2009
Buchanan 1 1 1 1 1
Butler 8 23 8 7 8 1898 1949
Cape Girardeau 1 1 1 1 1 1994 1994
Cass 2 2 2 2 2 1959 2008
Cedar 1 1 1 1 1 2002 2002
Chariton 8 9 4 6 6 1938 2015
Christian 1 1 2 1 1 2002 2002
Clay 1 1 1 1 1 1968 1968
Dade 2 2 3 2 2 1992 2003
Dunklin 14 19 11 14 15 1907 2007
Henry 2 8 3 3 4 1938 1941
Howell 1 1 1 1 1 2006 2006
Jackson 1 1 1 1 1 1908 1908
Jasper 5 5 5 5 5 1961 2015
Johnson 6 9 6 6 7 1937 1976
Lafayette 2 2 3 2 2 1992 1992
Lawrence 1 1 3 1 1 2015 2015
Lincoln 1 1 1 1 1 1996 1996
Linn 1 2 1 1 1
Livingston 3 36 1 2 2 1940 1962
McDonald 3 4 3 3 3 1930 2003
Mississippi 10 28 5 11 11 1936 1987
New Madrid 2 3 3 2 2 1962 1995
Newton 3 4 3 3 3 2002 2012
Oregon 2 2 3 2 2 1974 2005
Ozark 2 2 2 2 2 1968 1975
Pemiscot 3 5 2 2 3 1923 1923
Perry 3 3 3 2 3 1994 2011
Pettis 1 1 1 1 1 1997 1997
Pike 1 1 1 1 1 1995 1995
Platte 1 15 1 1 1 1958 1958
Ripley 1 1 1 1 1
Saint Charles 4 4 4 4 4 1983 2010
Saint Clair 2 2 5 2 2 2012 2012
Scott 1 1 2 1 1 1954 1954
Stoddard 8 24 18 17 18 1935 2019
Stone 1 1 1 1 1 1927 1927
Vernon 12 96 6 13 13 1934 2006
Wayne 4 4 5 4 4 1939 2003